Southwestern Center For Independent Living (SWCIL)
School to Adult Life Transition
109 S 5th St, Ste 700, Marshall, MN, 56258-1298
Distance: 1019 Miles
Coordinated activities are provided to students to teach the knowledge and skills needed for post-school activities. This can include such things as employment, further education, community experiences or living on your own.
Works with youth on a variety of topics. These sessions can be conducted on a one-to-one basis or if possible, a group setting may take place when a school requests a topic for several students.
Examples of topic areas include:
* Interpersonal and social skills
* Employment and Job Skills
* Budgeting and money management
* Preparation for Written Driver's Permit test
* And many others
- Assistance with community resources
- Children and/or youth with disabilities
- Developmental disabilities
- Physical disabilities
Youth and young adults with any type of disability
SWCIL general services cover: Cottonwood, Jackson, Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood, Rock and Yellow Medicine Counties.
Specific service areas may be larger.
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
- Activities for People with Disabilities
- Advocacy - Disabilities
- Assessment Services
- Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) Support Planner
- Employment Support for Workers with Disabilities
- Environmental Accessibility Adaptations (EAA) Home Install
- Independent Living Skills (ILS) Training
- Information and Referral - Nursing Home Relocation
- Information and Support - Disability Referrals
- In-Home Family Support
- Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Community Partner
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HH-8000.8500-800School to Adult Life Transition Services Definition
Programs within the formal education system that prepare students with disabilities age 16 and older (and younger students, where appropriate) to make a successful transition to adult life. Transition services are provided while students are still in school, consist of coordinated activities, include both classroom instruction and related community experiences, where appropriate, and teach students the knowledge and skills they will need for postschool activities such as employment, postsecondary education, vocational training, integrated employment (including supported employment), continuing and adult education, adult services, independent living and community participation.
LR-1550Centers for Independent Living Definition
Consumer controlled, community based, cross disability, nonresidential agencies designed and operated within a local community by individuals with disabilities that provide an array of independent living services. All CILs provide five core services: information and referral, independent living skills training, peer counseling, individual and systems advocacy and transition. In addition, many CILs also offer transportation services, mobility training, personal assistance, housing and home modifications, recreation services, vocational programs, assistance in obtaining assistive technology equipment and other individualized services designed to increase and maintain independence.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.